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Johnny Huynh: Mechanical Engineering Student and The Voice of a New Generation

Johnny Huynh: Mechanical Engineering Student and The Voice of a New Generation

From a SpaceX internship to budding musical powerhouse

Known for posting impassioned pop covers in moody public garages, Huynh’s husky powerhouse vocals have garnered him a staggering 7 million social media followers across TikTok and Instagram, and a freshly inked deal with Columbia Records, all in a mere 10 months. 

Must List: 5 Fun Things to Do in Seattle This Week

Must List: 5 Fun Things to Do in Seattle This Week

Belle and Sebastian, Sheng Wang, and Miranda July

New in the office this week is our summer intern, Carly Dykes. She’s studying journalism at the University of Washington and already brings a burst of energy to the team…

Hip Hip Hip Hurra! Friday is Norwegian Constitution Day

Hip Hip Hip Hurra! Friday is Norwegian Constitution Day

The celebration marks its 50th year in Ballard

The 50th annual Ballard celebration, called the 17th of May Seattle, is the third-largest Norwegian Constitution Day celebration in the world, and the biggest outside of Norway.

Dark Emotions, Lighthearted Interactions

Dark Emotions, Lighthearted Interactions

Whim W’Him presents two emotion-inducing premieres to close out the season

Last weekend, choreographer Olivier Wevers stood on the stage at Cornish Playhouse, asking the audience to drop their preconceived notions and open their hearts to art…

8 Must-See Films at SIFF This Week

8 Must-See Films at SIFF This Week

Movies that will make you laugh, cry, and think

As SIFF continues its celebration of 50 years, we’ve selected some must-sees for this week, from films that will get your heart pounding to those that make you laugh out loud — maybe even a few that’ll reshape how you see the world…

Forbes Advisor Gives Washington Teachers an A+

Forbes Advisor Gives Washington Teachers an A+

Report ranks Washington state No. 1 for teachers

Mrs. Pavey let our class spend an entire period discussing how our first finals week as high school students affected our mental health. The pandemic had just started — there was obviously a lot going on. That’s just one highlight of her selflessness and caring demeanor.

Melinda French Gates to Resign from Gates Foundation

Melinda French Gates to Resign from Gates Foundation

Her last day will be June 7

French Gates announced her departure in a post on X, formerly known as Twitter. She said it was “not a decision I came to lightly.” Her resignation takes effect June 7.

Rebuilding Re-Sole 206

Rebuilding Re-Sole 206

Seattle rallies to support local entrepreneur after break-in

After years of customizing sneakers in her home studio, Takiyah Ward decided to go for it and open her own shop. As an artist with a background in architecture, she personally designed and created Re-Sole 206, Washington’s first sneaker “dry cleaner.” Earlier this year, we caught up with Ward at Sneaker Con, where she stood…

Must List: 5 Things to Do in Seattle This Week

Must List: 5 Things to Do in Seattle This Week

The Rolling Stones, SIFF, and a powerful dance performance

We’ve been trying to stay warm and dry as spring slowly gets going, but now it’s time to kick things into gear…

Back Page: Freeway Backlash

Back Page: Freeway Backlash

Residents protest Seattle's car culture

The February 1969 issue of Seattle magazine is proof that thinking around urban development has changed…

SIFF Celebrates 50

SIFF Celebrates 50

SIFF staff screened more than 7,000 movies for this year’s festival

In honor of its 50th anniversary, SIFF has launched an archive site so people can see all the films that have played during the festival’s five-decade run. That’s approximately 18,000 movies…

A Quest For Economic Equity

A Quest For Economic Equity

The 2024 Minority Business Forum set for next week in Seattle

One of the nation’s most influential conferences is coming to Seattle for the first time…

Remembering A True Hero: Former Seattle Mag Top Doc Passes Away

Remembering A True Hero: Former Seattle Mag Top Doc Passes Away

Dr. Shannon Heitritter built a life rich in meaningful relationships based on love, trust, and mutual support

If you had the pleasure of meeting Dr. Shannon Heitritter, your life has been immensely changed. Shannon passed away peacefully in April of complications related to pancreatic cancer, surrounded by her loving family. She was 49.

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